Storage Sheds - Out Buildings

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  1. birdie_poo

    birdie_poo Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking for a source of prefab or easy construction out buildings or storage sheds that are secure...not the little thin steel ones.

    I have seen the ones that are like gian connex boxes with a stone facad and lokcing double doors...anyone know of a good source? they are for work, so $$ may not be an object.
     
  2. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    Sea containers?
     

  3. Ken Scharabok

    Ken Scharabok In Remembrance

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    I second Ross. They are built to take a lot of abuse and can be painted or whatever to blend into the landscape. If you are going to store anything flamable, even lawnmowers, make sure they are adequately vented.

    Ken S. in WC TN
     
  4. Zack

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    Sea cans are the way to go.
    If you just need dry storage, I just got two droped at my place for 1600 ea
    I think you can get dry trailers for around 1200 or so also.
     
  5. birdie_poo

    birdie_poo Well-Known Member

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    Sea containers are essentially the same things as the connex boxes I mentioned...you would think that would be the best bet, HOWEVER, they want something aesthetically pleasing. No matter how you paint a conex, they are still ugly.

    But, thanks for the ideas....please, keep 'em coming.
     
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    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    DW plains of Colorado Supporter

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    About four years ago we were in desparate need of an out building for storage and we got a tuff shed. We later made part of it into a heated space for cats and one for dogs. We have a nice work bench in it. It took them one day to put it up and we have really been pleased with it...looks good, too
     
  8. ed/IL

    ed/IL Well-Known Member

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    Have you checked the links at the top of the page for sheds? Give them a look they must be paying to advertise here.